Classic Chardonnay 2019

classic chardonnay 19Tasting Notes

A creamy well rounded wine. Intergrated French & Hungarian oak. Peaches with hints of clover honey.

Wine Information

  • Winemaker: Andrew Nimmo
  • Region: Gisborne
  • Variety: Chardonnay

Chronology

  • Harvest Date: March 19
  • Bottling Date: January 20
  • Release Date: May 21

Winemaker Notes

This wine was fermented in oak barrels under temperature control. This wine has undergone full malolactic fermentation in 2-4 year old French and Hungarian to add to complexity and structure.

Viticulture Notes

Chardonnay was machine harvested in excellent condition from John Tietjen’s vineyard in Bushmere Road.

Technical Details

  • Alcohol: 13.9%
  • Residual Sugar: <2.0
  • TA: 5.9
  • ph: 3.52
  • Cellaring: 3-4 years